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Interview: Texas Republican Candidate For 32nd Congressional District Jeff TokarJeff Toker is running in the Republican primary with the goal of ultimately unseating incumbent Democratic Congressman Colin Allred in Texas' 32nd Congressional District.
Mike Bloomberg Punched, But Not Knocked Out, Says SMU Political Communication ProfessorDuring Wednesday night’s debate, Bloomberg’s first, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren went after Bloomberg aggressively.
Interview: Texas Democratic Candidate For 24th Congressional District Candace ValenzuelaCandace Valenzuela is running in the Democratic primary with the goal of ultimately replacing the retiring Republican Rep. Kenny Marchant in the 24th Congressional District.
Bernie Sanders Downplays Concerns By Some Democrats He's Too Far Left To Defeat President Trump"When moderates go to the polling booth, we will have 98 to 99 percent support of all Democrats because people are going to come together," said Sanders.
Texas Congresswoman Who Managed Trump Impeachment Trial Endorses Joe BidenA Texas congresswoman, who served as an impeachment manager in the Senate trial of President Donald Trump, is endorsing Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden ahead of the Super Tuesday primary.
Interview: Texas Democratic Rep. Colin Allred Seeks Reelection In 32nd Congressional DistrictColin Allred has no opponent in the Democratic primary, but he is aiming for reelection in the November general election in the Texas' 32nd Congressional District.

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Bernie Sanders leading in initial preference as Nevada caucus beginsAround 75,000 Nevadans have already cast their ballot during the four days of early voting this past week.
California apologizes for internment of Japanese AmericansIn all, 120,000 Japanese Americans were put into internment camps.
How do the Nevada caucuses work?Nevada will be the third state to hold a primary contest on Saturday, February 22.
U.S. intelligence says Russia is interfering in presidential electionU.S. intelligence officials say Russia is once again interfering in the presidential election. In a classified briefing last week, lawmakers were told Russia is helping President Trump's re-election campaign. Senator Bernie Sanders also acknowledged he was briefed last month about Russian efforts to boost his candidacy. Jeff Pegues joins “CBS This Morning.”
Poll shows Bernie Sanders holding lead in Nevada ahead of caucusThe Democratic presidential candidates hold their next nominating contest on Saturday in Nevada. The latest poll shows Bernie Sanders holding a double-digit lead over the rest of the field. Nevada is the third state to hold a primary or caucus this election cycle. Ed O’Keefe reports.
U.S. officials told Bernie Sanders Russia is trying to help his campaignSanders said officials briefed him about a month ago on Russia's efforts.
Ousted ambassador to Ukraine has a book dealMarie Yovanovitch testified before the House last year as part of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump.
Stakes high for Democrats in Saturday's Nevada caucusesBernie Sanders looks for a boost here, while other Democrats try to stop him.
Pete Buttigieg: "I'm offering a better way" in the race to beat TrumpThe former South Bend mayor spoke to CBS News on the eve of the Nevada caucuses.
New book explores being gay in Trump's AmericaAuthor and Emmy-nominated Richie Jackson joins CBSN to discuss his new book "Gay Like Me," which explores being gay in President Trump's America and the progress and setbacks of the LGBTQ community over the past 50 years.